Identify federal legislation that control drug use and abuse.
Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906: set standards for drug labeling (everything had to be true); declare on label any identified dangerous or addicting substances (did not state if effective or safe); set standards for purity, potency, bioavailability, efficacy, and safety
Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938: replaced the 1906 act; added the requirement of safety testing of drugs before marketing
Durham-Humphery Admendment 1952: distinguishes drugs that need or don't need a new prescription with refills
Kefauver-Harris Drug Amendment 1962: provisions for evaluation for testing method; tightened controlls on drug safety; establishement of effectiveness of new drugs
Controlled Substance Act 1970: 1) promotion of education and information on preventino and treatment of drug dependency, 2) strenthening of enforcement authority, 3) establish treatment facilities, 4) schedules for controlled substances